A degree in Hospitality Studies prepares students with the skills to enter the workforce in leadership roles in areas such as, hotels, resorts, cruise ships, airlines, clubs, restaurants and many more. Our Hospitality Degree blends the theory, practical and professionalism necessary for the real world.
Applicants can pursue the Associate Degree in Hospitality Studies:
Full Time: Two (2) Years or Part Time: Three (3) Years
Each year is divided into three Semesters.
THTI graduates of the Hospitality Studies program are qualified industry professionals. Graduates are trained to perform at international standards in all areas, from front office to sales and marketing.
Sales & Marketing
Cruise Ship Host
One of the best parts of getting your degree from THTI is the ability to fulfil your internship at any Sandals Resort anywhere in the Caribbean or at the Business and Hotel Management School in Luzern, Switzerland.
Students, also have the opportunity to fulfill their internship at several local hotels including Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, Blue Waters Inn, Crown Point Beach Hotel and several others.
Students will be placed in positions which best match their interests and field of study after they have completed the course work.
INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM
SANITATION, SAFETY AND HYGIENE
ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION
FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE
QUALITY CUSTOMER CARE
INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS
FOOD AND BEVERAGE COST CONTROL
HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MARKETING
HERITAGE TOURISM (Elective)
EVENTS AND CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT
Caribbean Examinations Council CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate) at General or Technical Proficiency:
- Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill OR
- Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry
Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C OR
Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry.
Pre Qualifying Programme
Admission to the any of the Pre Qualifying Programme is based on satisfaction of the following pre-requisites:
Be at least eighteen (16) years of age before the date of application
Pass a basic Math & English evaluation test
Tuition & Fees
Tuition Fee (per semester)
The Associate Degree, Hospitality Studies Programme is 100% GATE funded if eligibility requirements are met. Students with the intention of utilizing GATE funding must signify this upon admission.
While GATE covers 100% of Trinidad and Tobago citizens’ tuition, students are still responsible for annual student administrative fees.
Scholarships are also available for those pursuing full time studies